How Reading can Improve your Blogging
16th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 27

How Reading can Improve your Blogging

“Temporarily moonlighting from her current occupation of mother-to-two, Karen Andrews is going to talk about two of her favourite subjects: reading and blogging. If you’d like to read more of her work – with perhaps a bit of talk of bodily functions and toddler antics included – you can find ...more
Pro Blogging News
Do You Have Blog Goals?
15th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 35

Do You Have Blog Goals?

Stuart asks – ‘I would love to know what type of goals you set yourself in terms of future earnings, readership, subscribers, commenters and even SEO growth. Mainly because I’m just really nosey but also because I like to know how the BIG boys play the game.’ Hi Stuart – ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Blogging’s Most Underused Feature: Future Posts
14th of April 2007 Glen 57

Blogging’s Most Underused Feature: Future Posts

This post was written by Glen Stansberry of LifeDev (feed). Check out LifeDev for more tips on using tools to make your life more productive. Creating posts for the future is an extremely valuable and overlooked feature in most blogging platforms. Interestingly, the majority of people don’t even know that ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Being ‘Discovered’ vs ‘Slow and Steady’ Blog Growth
14th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 49

Being ‘Discovered’ vs ‘Slow and Steady’ Blog Growth

Kumiko asks – ‘I was studying John Chow’s traffic patterns through Alexa and noticed that his popularity really surged after four of his articles were listed on Digg and his traffic went through the roof. He was ‘discovered’ through these and his traffic levels have never really looked back. And ...more
Blog Promotion
Is Your Blog Template Holding You Back?
12th of April 2007 Wendy Piersall 63

Is Your Blog Template Holding You Back?

This Guest Post was written by Wendy Piersall from eMoms at Home. In the first few months of blogging, there was SO much to learn. I figured that SEO was one of those battles I would tackle once I was “more established”. But after 9 months or so, I hired ...more
Search Engine Optimization
See How Easily You Can Become a Successful Blogger
12th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 22

See How Easily You Can Become a Successful Blogger

This post has been submitted by Neil Patel. Neil is co-founder and CTO of ACS) and writes regularly on social media issues through the company’s blog, Pronet Advertising. Engadget, The Huffington Post, Boing Boing, and TechCrunch all share the common thread of being wildly popular and successful. While that seems ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Finding Advertisers for Your Blog
11th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 44

Finding Advertisers for Your Blog

Alistair asks – ‘Having a niche blog means that I will never have the same amount of visitors as some of the larger technology/media blogs. This means that advertisers such as blog ads will not allow me to use their ads as they see me as having lower visitor numbers. ...more
Advertising
What Bloggers Can Learn From… Indirect Earners
10th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 27

What Bloggers Can Learn From… Indirect Earners

Today’s guest post is from Chris Garrett from chrisg.com. For many bloggers their income focus is based on direct methods. Most bloggers have at least tried some advertising, particularly Adsense. There is a massive potential though for earning money indirectly from blogging. Direct methods would include Advertising – Adsense, Banners, ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Connect with me via Facebook… and more
9th of April 2007 Darren Rowse 21

Connect with me via Facebook… and more

Over the last few weeks I’ve had an influx of invitations to connect with people on Facebook. I’ve never promoted my page on this social networking site but as there seems to be some momentum on it I figure why not – so if you’d like to connect there please ...more
Social Media